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More than 240 job seekers attended a job fair yesterday hosted by an employment coalition made up of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), Milwaukee Achiever, the Guest House, WCS Parsons House, Infallible Helping Hands, and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The job fair was held at the HACM Community Services Building, located at 650 W. Reservoir.
The event connected job seekers to 27 Milwaukee- area employers and apprenticeship programs, including Rockwell Automation, FedEx, Time Warner Cable, Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership, and others.
“Preparing unemployed people to enter …
Two Milwaukee recipients are located within “Transform Milwaukee” initiative
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) has announced the WHEDA Foundation, Inc. is awarding $500,000 in housing grants to special needs housing providers throughout the state. These grants, awarded during WHEDA’s annual Housing Grant Program competition, help housing providers build new facilities or make improvements to their existing facilities.
“WHEDA has been very fortunate to provide financial support to special needs housing providers in need through our foundation for more than 25 years,” said WHEDA executive director Wyman Winston.
“Wisconsin residents in …
Partnership of local agencies prepared job seekers for entry-level positions
A job fair hosted by an employment coalition comprised of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), Guest House, WCS Parsons House and Simple Steps LLC connected 350 job seekers to Milwaukee-area employers this week at the HACM Community Services Building.
More than 30 Milwaukee area employers including the Milwaukee County Zoo, TCF Bank, Home Depot and others attended the job fair looking to fill immediate openings in primarily entry level positions.
“The Housing Authority and our partner organizations have worked …
$117,000 in funds awarded to community partners since July
United Way of Greater Milwaukee has awarded $47,000 in Urgent Need Fund grants to three of its community partners to support their emerging and urgent needs.
$25,000 was awarded to Guest House of Milwaukee’s Guest House Counseling Clinic. The clinic provides professional, onsite substance abuse and mental health treatment designed to meet specific needs of Milwaukee ’s homeless population. An unexpected, but temporary reduction in funding caused a substantial shortfall for 2010 and left the clinic with a vacant counseling staff position. The …